About Getulio Tovar, MD

Dr. Tovar is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry. He received his medical degree from the University of Parana and served his residency at the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He has been in private practice for more than 25 years and has experience in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatry. He also previously served as Chief of Mental Health at the Lexington VA Medical Center. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and is certified in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).


  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Development Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Medication Review
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Prescription/Refill
  • Psychiatric Medication Review
  • Psychiatry Consultation
  • Psychiatry Follow Up
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Features
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR Faculdade de Medicina|University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Residency in Psychiatry


    Lexington, KY

    1030 Monarch St Suite 100
    Lexington, KY 40513-1820

    Lexington, KY

    161 Prosperous Pl Ste 100
    Lexington, KY 40509-1898